About the Competition

The Barrier-Free Living Technologies Competition is organized within the scope of TEKNOFEST Technology Competitions. Ensuring social coherence is aimed by giving priority to enabling people with special needs to access healthcare, inclusive education, independent living, disasters and humanitarian emergencies in line with the Ministry of Family and Social Services’ 2030 mission. 
Our mission is to improve the social responsibility awareness and technological ideas of individuals and make life easier for people with special needs by providing original, local and national resources. Ideas and studies are expected to minimize the academic, social and professional difficulties experienced by individuals with special needs.

All primary, secondary, high school (including open education) and university students (including undergraduate, associate degree, postgraduate, doctorate and open education) and graduates studying in Turkey and abroad can participate in the competition.
Evaluation; Project Preliminary Evaluation Report and Project Introduction Video, Project Detail Report and competition scoring will be done in three different stages.

Apart from the information given in the specification, for other questions you want to ask about the competition, you should be a member of the relevant mail group from the Barrier-Free Life Technologies Competition link. The questions you will ask and the answers to these questions will be open for other members of the mailing group to see.

Templates for the reports that the competitors should prepare will be announced on the TEKNOFEST website at a later date.

The Competition Deadline is March 31!

Applications for the competition for students living abroad or foreign nationals are open until 31 March in the relevant categories. (Primary School - Secondary School Level, High School Level)

For detailed information, you can review the competition specifications.

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Competition Calender

Explanation Date
Competition Application Deadline 28.02.2022
Project Pre-Evaluation Report and Project Presentation Video Deadline 15.03.2022 - 17:00
Announcement of the Teams Passing the Preliminary Elimination According to the Results of the Project Preliminary Evaluation Report and Project Introduction Video 09-18.04.2022
Project Detail Report (PDR) Deadline 17.05.2022 - 17:00
Announcement of Project Detail Report Results, Financial Support and Finalist Teams 16-21.06.2022
Competition Dates - Place 05-07.08.2022 / TRABZON

Barrier-Free Living Technologies Competition Primary - Secondary School Level

Degree Award
First 12.000 TL
Second 7.000 TL
Third 4.000 TL

Barrier-Free Living Technologies Competition - University and Above Level

Degree Award
First 15.000 TL
Second 10.000 TL
Third 5.000 TL

Barrier-Free Living Technologies Competition - High School Level

Degree Award
First 12.000 TL
Second 7.000 TL
Third 4.000 TL

Barrier-Free Living Technologies Competition Pre Evalution Report Template

Barrier-Free Living Technologies Competition Spesification

TECHNICAL TOUR

COMPANIES RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY
By organizing technical tours, it is provided to on-site inspection of working on leading technological firms of Turkey.

NETWORK
TEKNOFEST, which hosts hundreds of companies on technical trips, provides the opportunity to get to know experts in every field.

INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL LIFE
On technical trips, the opportunity to meet expert engineers about business and professional life is provided.

MOTIVATION AND INTERESTING
On technical trips, people who have worked in technology companies have the opportunity to listen to their experiences and increase motivation.

DENEYAP

OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN PROJECTS IN DENEYAP BRANCHES
Young students who are trained to develop technology are given the opportunity to explain projects and inspire them.

SUPPORT PROGRAM

MATERIAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY
In order to support the projects of thousands of young people, a total of over 12 million TL material support is provided to the teams that pass the pre-selection stage.

TRANSPORTATION / ACCOMODATION SUPPORT
Transportation / Accomodation support is provided to the finalist teams for their competitions at TEKNOFEST 2022.

AWARDS
TEKNOFEST 2022 will be awarded over 6 Million TL awards to the teams that qualified for TEKNOFEST Karadeniz.

EDUCATION

TRAINING CAMP PROGRAM
Training programs will be organized for the finalist teams with the participation of the executive institution and advisory board members.

Q&A MEETÇINGS
Teams with the participation of the executive and advisory board members Meetings where projects, evaluation criteria and processes can direct questions to the advisory board will be planned.
 

CAREER

INTERNSHIP
Internship opportunities in Turkey's technology institutions will be provided.

GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS
Turkey under the Technology Team, conducted by the Foundation for the National Team Program Support Technology Teams are provided with incentives through orientation and support programs for international competitions.